{$ msg.text $}

Environmental Control Engineer

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Västerås
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Västerås

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for an Environmental Control Engineer to join our passionate team in Västerås.

In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society.

The Environmental Control Engineer will be in charge of measuring emissions to air and water. You will mainly support the manufacturing team regarding waste management and environmental compliance to create a strong environmental awareness.

You will be working intimately with the Health & Safety, Quality, Production and Environmental teams with the aim of having a high degree of cross-functional collaboration.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for establishing and developing the internal environmental monitoring program for the factory.
  • Responsible for taking water and air samples according to environmental
    monitoring program.

  • Responsible for reporting according to monitoring program and management system.

  • Educate and inform management and other teams on actions needed for compliance.

  • Responsible for environmental impact risk assessments in the factory.

  • Responsible for procedures and response plan in case of environmental incident or unplanned discharge to air or water.

  • Support for yearly reports to KEMI and SMP (Miljörapport).

Support ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001 development and implementation.

The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, curious and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. The Environmental Control Engineer is a vital member of the Quality team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is asap.

Work with great people

Josephine Korijn
Investment Manager
"We move at a fast pace and decisions are made in a deliberate, thoughtful, and bold manner."
Mohamed Farah
R&D Electrode Manager
"At Northvolt there is no right or wrong. Everyone brings something to the table."
Maria Åstrand
Director Raw Materials
"It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of starting up a new industry segment."
Erin Mathews
Industrialisation Manager
"I love being a part of such a bold effort to tackle the energy problem."

Skills & Requirements


  • Environmental engineer or similar
  • 3-5 years of experience in monitoring of environmental permits in industry and reporting to authorities
  • Good knowledge of instruments and methods for measuring emissions
  • Good knowledge of utilities for mitigation of emissions to air and water

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus
  • Highly organised and result-driven
  • Shows grit and innovative thinking when facing challenges
  • Passionate about the company’s sustainability mission and potential
  • Eager to identify improvement possibilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor
  • Passionate & purpose driven

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant

About the company

Northvolt was founded in 2016 with the mission to build the world’s greenest battery cell, with a minimal carbon footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling, to enable the European transition to renewable energy. Northvolt’s team of experts is building the next generation battery cell factory focused on process innovation, scale and vertical integration. Once completed, it will be Europe’s largest battery cell factory and produce 32 GWh worth of capacity annually.

The future needs high-quality, green batteries. And it needs lots of them.

We are currently in an exciting fast-growing phase and operate in a busy, fast moving environment, dealing with a wide range of stakeholders. We are staffing our international office in Stockholm, our R&D facility, Northvolt Labs, in Västerås, as well as our Gdansk facility for production of battery systems. We are also preparing for upcoming positions at the main factory, Northvolt Ett, in Skellefteå.

We want to work with experienced battery experts as well as talented and purpose driven people from all kinds of disciplines to make this happen. Those of us already on board share a bold streak and a passion for our mission. We are prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. We are a team dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun. Join us today!

Jonathan Mellåker | Hiring Manager

I'm interested

Visit website